Production Coffee Roaster, Allegro Coffee, Thornton CO

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Postby balagan » Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:55 am

Allegro Coffee was founded in Boulder, Colorado 1977, with the simple goal to bring you the best coffees in the world. In the decades since, we have merged with Whole Foods Market, moved our offices to a larger facility in Thornton, and expanded our product line to include fine tea, wellness tea, and drinking chocolate—all with an emphasis on organic and sustainably grown ingredients. Through all this growth and change, our initial goal has remained the same: from coffee beans to tea leaves, herbs, botanicals, spice, and chocolate—we passionately and continually source the best ingredients the world has to offer.

We are currently seeking a Coffee Roaster to join a dynamic team dedicated to roasting some of the best coffees in the world!

Under general supervision, performs all roaster operator functions to include scheduling loading hoppers according to established formulas, monitor roasters and making adjustments, conduct quality tests and tastings, enter daily production roasts, trains and oversees the work of other roaster operators.

Duties
· Oversees roaster operation, scheduling, and directs roaster operators in daily work assignments.
· Communicates and informs manager of daily activities and issues.
· Acts as back up in scheduling all roasts in Plant Operations Managers absence to ensure smooth production flow and to meet inventory requirements.
· Interfaces and coordinates roast scheduling with production staff.
· Set up the roaster using established procedures as guidelines and making adjustments as needed.
· Load green coffee into hoppers to be transferred into roaster.
· Monitor each roast, making adjustments to the roaster settings as needed to ensure quality.
· Prepare various coffee blends according to established formulas.
· Transfer of roasted coffee to appropriate production stations (bagging and grinding) to ensure efficient work flows.
· Notify subsequent production stations of roasted coffee status (variety, amounts, special instructions, etc.).
· Participate in establishing roasting quality standards.
· Conducts quality tests on all roasts using the Agtron roast analyzer.
· Participate in regular coffee tastings to ensure quality standards.
· Assist in the training of new team members as required.
· Able to perform all data entry functions. Also able to make any changes or adjustments in the system as needed.
· Clean and perform regular maintenance on Roasters and other equipment in the Roasting area per maintenance schedules and as directed by Plant Operations Manager.
· Sets up and maintains roaster documents and procedures.
· Perform all related job duties as required.

Requirements
Individual must have previous experience in production environment with flexibility to meet changing production schedules and job assignments without close supervision.
· Must be able to read and understand operator manuals.
· Ability to learn basic knowledge of all coffee roasting profiles, and quality standards for Allegro Coffee through close partnership with Sourcing team.
· Effective verbal and written communication skills.
· Experience in leading or motivating work groups or teams.
· Excellent mechanical skills to troubleshoot and support roasters for full operation to minimize downtime.
· Excellent math skills and experience on the computer.
· Ability to perform physical requirements of position such as standing and walking, bending and stooping daily in addition to the ability to lift up to 100 pounds throughout work day.
· Must demonstrate flexibility to meet quickly changing production schedules and job assignments that may involve extended or overtime hours.
· Ability to work well with others in a team oriented environment.
· Individual must have a strong interest in coffee tasting.

We offer a friendly atmosphere and excellent benefits including a full complement of medical, dental, group health plan coverage, a 401k plan and a 20% store discount. That’s just a few of the reasons we’ve been one of FORTUNE® magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” every year since the list began in 1998.

Behind every great cup of Allegro Coffee is an entire team of extraordinary professionals who love exceptional coffee and tea and enjoy being part of a company that produces it consistently and responsibly. If that sounds like the kind of place you’d like to brew a career, we’d like to hear from you.

Please apply online HERE
Only online applications will be accepted. If you are having difficulty applying or have any questions please email to jobs@allegrocoffee.com.
balagan
 
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Joined: Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:56 pm
First Name: Bob
Last Name: Goldman
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip Code: 80241
Company: Allegro Coffee
Occupation: roaster
Roasting Since (Year): 2002

Postby balagan » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:19 am

This position has been filled!
balagan
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:56 pm
First Name: Bob
Last Name: Goldman
City: Denver
State: CO
Zip Code: 80241
Company: Allegro Coffee
Occupation: roaster
Roasting Since (Year): 2002


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